Greens reject gas as route to cleaner lorries and buses

The EU should boost investment in new technologies to cut greenhouse gas output from lorries and buses, and not rely on gas as a replacement fuel, a leading Green MEP has said

The EU should boost investment in new technologies to cut greenhouse gas output from lorries and buses, and not rely on gas as a replacement fuel, the European Parliament’s lead negotiator on proposed emissions limits told reporters on Thursday.

MEPs are due to adopt their position on European Commission proposals for Europe’s first CO2 reduction targets for heavy duty vehicles at a plenary session in Strasbourg next week.

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